Incredible Footage of Rare White Whale Off Australia

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Check out this incredible footage of a rare white humpback whale captured Monday off Queensland, Australia. While whale watchers across the globe were hoping to catch another glimpse of Migaloo, a famous albino humpback that frequents Australian waters each year, researchers are saying that the whale spotted Monday was likely another whale. According to CBC News, whale … [Read more...]

WATCH: Manned Free Fall Lifeboat World Record Drop – 40 Meters Up!

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  Norwegian free fall lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe has set a new world record for the highest staffed free fall lifeboat drop. The new record was set June 25 when the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII lifeboat was dropped from a stomach-churning height of 40 meters (131 feet) with 10 persons on board. According to Norsafe there has never before been a staffed lifeboat … [Read more...]

WATCH: DolWin Beta Platform Departs Norway for German North Sea

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The DolWin beta high voltage AC/DC power converter platform seen sailing out from Haugesund, Norway on August 1, 2015 on its way to the German sector of the North Sea, where it will house the converter station for a large wind farm cluster. Once in position, the semi-submersible platform will be placed on the seabed and receive alternating current from wind farms, converting … [Read more...]

Scary Video Shows Giant Cranes Collapse in Small Dutch Canal – Incident Photos and Video

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At least 20 people were injured Monday when two huge cranes positioned atop a barge collapsed onto houses in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn. The cranes were being used to hoist a large section of bridge across the canal when one of the cranes - and the bridge section - collapsed onto houses lining the waterway, causing the second crane to go down with it. Media … [Read more...]

WATCH: Mighty ‘Evelyn Maersk’ Departs Hamburg

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The massive 15,500 TEU E-class containership EVELYN MAERSK caught on video departing the Port of Hamburg on the Elbe River bound for Bremerhaven, Germany, June 15, 2015. Maersk's 'E-class' containerships, beginning with the Emma Maersk, were once considered the world's largest from 2006 until late 2012 when the CMA CGM Marco Polo took over the title. … [Read more...]